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Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies 
Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies 

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — Premiums for a popular type of individual health plan would rise sharply, and more people would be left with no insurance options if...

Live Well: A reminder to live by the Golden Rule in yoga, life
Live Well: A reminder to live by the Golden Rule in yoga, life

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Yesterday

Synchronicity is a funny thing. You have a conversation about the deliciousness of root beer floats, and the next thing you know, your Facebook feed...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

10 years after being injured in fall, Colorado Springs boy has made great strides
10 years after being injured in fall, Colorado Springs boy has made great strides

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Like any 12-year-old boy in Colorado Springs, Jackson Ziwak loves the Denver Broncos and playing football, basketball and baseball. In many ways, all...

5 dead after FDA-approved obesity treatment that places silicone balloon in stomach, agency says
5 dead after FDA-approved obesity treatment that places silicone balloon in stomach, agency says

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the sudden deaths of five people who had undergone an obesity treatment that places an inflated...

Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion
Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions, over the...

A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she’s suing the hospital.
A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she’s suing the hospital.

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Monica Thompson had given birth to her first child, a baby boy, and was almost ready to take him home from the hospital. It was nearly midnight one...

Lawmaker seeks probe after AP reveals maggots in NY facility
Lawmaker seeks probe after AP reveals maggots in NY facility

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York state lawmaker is demanding a federal investigation into New York state's care for the disabled following a recent Associated...

Colorado Springs medical practice rides membership model to rapid growth
Colorado Springs medical practice rides membership model to rapid growth

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

A 3-year-old medical practice that charges patients a monthly fee instead of copays or insurance deductible payments is expanding rapidly in both the...

After a near-death experience, photography helped this Colorado Springs man heal
After a near-death experience, photography helped this Colorado Springs man heal

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Bryce Yamashita had been in the hospital five days when he told his wife he wanted to die. Bacterial meningitis ravaged his spine and mind, allergic...

FDA warns that Moscow Mule mugs could be poisonous
FDA warns that Moscow Mule mugs could be poisonous

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

The Moscow mule — that Instagram-ready cocktail that has surged in popularity in recent years — has only a few ingredients: vodka,...

Deaths from drug overdoses soared in the first nine months of 2016
Deaths from drug overdoses soared in the first nine months of 2016

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Deaths from drug overdoses rose sharply in the first nine months of 2016, the government reported Tuesday, releasing data that confirm the widely held...

Colorado receives middling grades in new cancer report
Colorado receives middling grades in new cancer report

By: Erin Prater - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Colorado officials could be doing more to "prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer" via policy and legislation, according to a new report by...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 8, 2017
Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 8, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

Body of excellence: Whole foods make for whole health
Body of excellence: Whole foods make for whole health

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

When people ask what I eat to stay so lean, I tell them I focus on eating whole foods. A whole food is either an animal that can reproduce or a plant...

Colorado Springs brothers win first-place turkey at the National Western Stock Show
Colorado Springs brothers win first-place turkey at the National Western Stock Show

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

I just ordered my Thanksgiving turkey from Black Forest Meadery. And why not? For the past three years, I've bought my holiday bird from Gregory and...

Free access to tampons gains national political traction
Free access to tampons gains national political traction

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

A topic that for so long was rarely discussed above a whisper has recently been taken up by growing numbers of lawmakers. Spurred by grass-roots...

New Colorado Springs clinic offers lower-cost emergency medical care
New Colorado Springs clinic offers lower-cost emergency medical care

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

In her previous job, Dr. Julie Marmon patched up patients only to have them return with a complaint. "'We really loved your care,'" Marmon recalled...

Colorado Springs medical marijuana dispensary owner sues county over denial of license renewal
Colorado Springs medical marijuana dispensary owner sues county over denial of license renewal

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

The owner of a recently shuttered medical marijuana center is suing El Paso County commissioners after they put one of four dispensaries in...

Hickenlooper on 'Face the Nation:' Governors can lead on health care plan
Hickenlooper on 'Face the Nation:' Governors can lead on health care plan

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, and his pal John Kasich, Ohio's Republican governor, said Sunday morning that bipartisanship at the state...

Colorado Springs District 11 school wins a $100,000 fitness center
Colorado Springs District 11 school wins a $100,000 fitness center

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

Jim Nason, the principal at Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy, is pumped up. Soon, the school's 500 students will be, too. The middle school in Colorado...

First human embryo editing experiment in U.S. ‘corrects’ gene for heart condition
First human embryo editing experiment in U.S. ‘corrects’ gene for heart condition

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

Scientists have successfully edited the DNA of human embryos to erase a heritable heart condition that is known for causing sudden death in...

HHS secretary touts program during Colorado Springs visit
HHS secretary touts program during Colorado Springs visit

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

President Donald Trump's top health official on Tuesday hailed a Colorado-based nonprofit as an example of how to turn the tide on the nation's raging...

Coffman holds town hall after GOP failures on health care 
Coffman holds town hall after GOP failures on health care 

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 1, 2017

BRIGHTON — It was Round Two for Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman, who, unlike many congressional Republicans, engaged once again with anxious voters in his...

Hot car deaths reach record numbers in July
Hot car deaths reach record numbers in July

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 1, 2017

As of July 31, the number of children across the United States who have died of heatstroke when left in hot cars was at a record high. This year, 29...

Craig Cole, MD, Hospitalist: Dedicated primary care in a hospital setting, with tips to stay safe in the summer heat

Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 3:45 PM 0

“I am a primary care physician for the in-patient world,” said Craig Cole, MD, hospitalist for Kaiser Permanente members at UCHealth –...

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